Tuna Medley Pilaf Recipe


Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Canned tuna14 Ounce, drained (2 Cans, 7 Ounce Each)
 Frozen mixed vegetables10 Ounce (1 Package)
 Onion1 Medium, chopped
 Long grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Water1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
 Light soy sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 505 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.1%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.9 mg

Sodium 1481 mg61.7%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 36 g71.8%

Vitamin A 73.5% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash and drain rice.
2. Drain the tuna and flake, removing bones and skin if any.
3. Combine the tuna and the vegetables and set aside.

4. In a casserole or Dutch oven, heat the oil.
5. Add onion and sauté until soft and limp, about 5 minutes.
6. Add the drained rice and sauté with the onion until well coated with the oil and lightly browned.
7. Tip in the tuna and vegetable mixture and stir in the soy sauce.
8. Pour in water.
9. Bring to a boil, stirring to prevent the rice from sticking to the pan.
10. Cover the casserole and reduce the heat.
11. Let rice and vegetables simmer for 20 to 25 minutes until cooked and water has been absorbed.
12. Check rice for doneness by pressing grain between thumb and forefinger. It should be tender till the core.
13. If a rice is cooked but mixture is watery, simmer uncovered during last 5 minutes of cooking.
14. Use two large forks to fluff the rice and mix with tuna and vegetables.

15. Heap onto a platter and serve hot.